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Shaper Spotlight

Fantastic Acid Parlementia Gun

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we are featuring a beautiful and functional hand shaped surfboard, courtesy of Tristan Mausse AKA the man behind Fantastic Acid. Tristan is a French surfboard shaper who is based out of French Basque Country. He shapes stunning displacement hulls under the Fantastic Acid label, and a whole bunch of other…

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Derek Hynd on Dick Brewer

Greetings, Shredderz! Today’s post is a bit of an anomaly. I pride myself on writing everything that appears on this humble blog, but this post, a word-for-word transcript of a Dick Brewer profile written by Derek Hynd in 1990, is an exception. I decided to transcribe this article for two reasons: first and…

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Dick Brewer
Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup (May 8)

Greetings, Shredderz! Hope your stoke levels are high and rising. Here’s a smattering of rad surfboards I’ve seen pop up on social media over the past week or so. View this post on Instagram エントランスを彩る70S Lightning Bolt shaped by Gerry Lopez と、スタッフ皆の笑顔で明日もお待ちしております🤗 スバラシキなゴールデンウィークをお過ごしくださいませ! Happy Golen Week❗️ #gerrylopez #lightningbolt #70s #standardstore #mahalo #smile #vintage #vintagesurfboard…

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Shred Sledz Deep Dive

Just A Country Kid: A History of Wayne Lynch Surfboards

Shred Sledz might have its roots firmly in the California tradition of surf history and culture, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have any love for our friends across the pond. After all, who doesn’t love Australia? The accents are charming, the waves are great, and most importantly, Australia boasts a former prime minister who has skulled…

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